A simple way you can help keep your pet healthy is by protecting them against parasites. Parasites are much more than just pests. They can cause life-threatening conditions and even death. We will recommend the best preventive regimen for your pet based on lifestyle and risk factors. We can also provide expert advice on keeping your whole household safe from parasitic infections. Set up an appointment with us to discuss parasite prevention, or call us to refill your pet's medication. Protect your pet and your family today!
What are signs that my pet has parasites?
It can be tricky to notice signs of parasites as all pets are different. Here are some signs to look for:
- Red bumps
- Loss of appetite
- Itching and scratching
Can I treat parasites at home?
We do not recommend DIY treatments for parasites. It's best to treat patients the right way, with a veterinarian's help. Including a professional will ensure your pet is properly diagnosed, treated and placed on preventative measures to give them protection in the future. If your pet needs parasite control, schedule an appointment at 780-967-2967.
Is parasite prevention necessary during cold months?
Yes, your pet should take preventatives during the winter. Effective parasite prevention takes place all year round. Some parasites like fleas and ticks can hide in warm places inside when it's cold out and carry diseases that can harm your pet.